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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF4095

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 109.22 cm (43 in.); Length: 116.205 cm (45 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, March 8–9, 1957, lot 309

Associated names

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Valuable American Furniture from the Collections of the Late Irving H. Vogel, Moncure Biddle, Thomas Henry Foster, and from Other Sources, sale cat. (March 8–9, 1957), 59, lot 309, ill.